Travel Like a Local
With nüLink! services¹, information is delivered wirelessly to your nüvi 1690. In the U.S., each nüvi 1690 includes a free 2-year nüLink! services subscription. After the 2-year period ends, service costs $49.99 a year.
U.S. nüLink! services include the following:
- traffic alerts that automatically re-route you around jams
- fuel prices for regular, mid-grade, premium or diesel
- custom POIs with "Send to GPS"
- flight status
- currency converter
nüvi 1690 has an intuitive interface that greets you with 2 simple options: "Where To?" and "View Map." Touch the color screen to easily look up addresses and services and get voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names to your destination. It comes preloaded with detailed City Navigator® NT street maps for the U.S., Canada and Mexico, nearly 6 million POIs, 2-D or 3-D maps, and speed limits for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe. And with HotFix® satellite prediction, nüvi calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.
Go Beyond Navigation
Also offered on nüvi 1690 are standard nüvi features that go beyond navigation:
- enhanced pedestrian navigation capabilities
- ecoRoute™ — a green feature that calculates a more fuel-efficient route and tracks fuel usage
- travel tools — JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter and calculator
- Garmin Locate™ — marks its position when removed from windshield mount
- “Where Am I?” emergency locator — get your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, the nearest address and intersection, and the closest hospitals, police stations, and fuel stations
- anti-theft feature Garmin Lock™
- microSD™ card slot
- hands-free calling capability using Bluetooth® wireless technology
¹nüLink! services only available in select coverage areas. See the nüLink! coverage map for coverage details. nüLink! traffic services are available in select areas. See the nüLink! traffic coverage map for included areas.